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Edtech expert offers a glimpse at the tech trends setting the stage for the 2016-17 school year.

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Elementary reading specialists share best practices for developing and maintaining lines of communication.

How you can enrich your instruction through Open Education Resources.

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Teacher/blogger shares how she created a comprehensive spreadsheet that breaks down the pros and cons of school-communication apps.


New Jersey school district integrates STEAM curriculum to provide new opportunities for inner-city students.

The value of education for companies and their people
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Investing in employees can pay off for organizations through attaining a more skilled workforce and higher retention rates.


How one education leader uses technology to share PD learning opportunities

Tech Tip: Using video to support teacher training programs

Some teacher preparation programs are using video as an aid for observation and reflection. Here are three keys to help make it a meaningful experience.

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How hands-on, problem-based learning can bridge the gap between school and career


Eight culinary arts inspired STEAM lessons


International educator shares insights about fostering reflective learners.

Tech Tip: How to ease scheduling of parent-teacher conferences

A mobile app aims to help teacher take the hassle out of coordinating parent-teacher conferences.

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SmartBrief editors reporting from the ISTE 2016 Conference & Expo in Denver

A three-step plan to help foster a desire for learning, from educator and ISTE Ignite presenter Kerry Gallagher.